United Auto Group, Inc.

July 19, 2005 08:00 ET

UnitedAuto Announces Quarterly Dividend

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(CCNMatthews - Jul 19, 2005) -

United Auto Group, Inc. (NYSE:UAG), a FORTUNE 500 automotive specialty retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share payable on September 1, 2005 to shareholders of record on August 10, 2005.

UnitedAuto, which has pursued a strategy based on internal growth from its existing dealerships, as well as from strategic acquisitions, operates 143 franchises in the United States and 96 franchises internationally, primarily in the United Kingdom. UnitedAuto dealerships sell new and used vehicles, and market a complete line of after-market automotive products and services.

Statements in this press release may involve forward-looking statements, including forward-looking statements regarding UnitedAuto. Actual results may vary materially because of risks and uncertainties, including external factors such as interest rate fluctuations, changes in consumer spending and other factors over which management has no control. These forward-looking statements should be evaluated together with additional information about UnitedAuto's business, markets, conditions and other uncertainties, which could affect UnitedAuto's future performance, which are contained in UnitedAuto's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004, and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and which are incorporated into this press release by reference. This press release speaks only as of its date, and UnitedAuto disclaims any duty to update the information herein.

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